Scene at the fair

Scene at the fair

Daily photo essays capture the sights of the 2018 Minnesota State Fair.
Even though the weather was cloudy and muggy, a decent crowd gathered for the last day of the Minnesota State Fair on Monday, Sept. 3, 3018. The fair
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Fair breaks attendance record, surpasses 2M for first time

September 5, 2018
Over the 12 days of the Minnesota State Fair, 2,046,533 fairgoers streamed through the gates.
Even though the weather was cloudy and muggy, a decent crowd gathered for the last day of the Minnesota State Fair on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. The fair
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Is the Minnesota State Fair more popular than ever? We investigate.

September 7, 2018
It's clear the Great Minnesota Get-Together is very popular, but how does it stack up against previous record-setting years?
Bacon-Stuffed Tots, Blue Barn, West End Market, $8.95. More like croquettes than Tots (which is a good thing) and the bacon is great. The bacon fat in
Eat & Drink

Ranking every new Minnesota State Fair food from best to worst

October 17, 2018
It was a banner year for new food at the fair, and our restaurant critic tried every single new offering.
The fair has no car traffic, yet there are streets and sidewalks.
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Why the Minnesota State Fair could be a template for our future cities

August 31, 2018
We've got a model of the New Urbanism design movement right here in the Twin Cities: It's called the Minnesota State Fair.
Before noon on openind day, the streets of the fairgrounds were already packed.
Local

How do you do the Minnesota State Fair? There are so many ways

August 29, 2018
Three die-hard families share their favorite attractions and some of the secrets behind their fair-day fun.
Steve Aggergaard with his found wallet at the State Fair.
10,000 Takes

How a lost wallet at the State Fair renewed my faith in Minnesotans

September 1, 2018
I figured somebody had picked my pocket.
Music

Hall & Oates to play State Fair in late August

March 5
Tickets go on sale Friday for the blue-eyed soul duo.
West Metro

Hennepin County makes commitment to convert entire vehicle fleet to electric

January 22
Going all-electric depends on investment in charging stations, infrastructure.